Egypt Essentials

Here is the basic essential information you need to know about Egypt;

  • Currency: Egyption Pound (called a ginay in Arabic, and written £E or LE)Essential Information Egypt
  • Flying time: Approx. 5-7 hours flying from the UK
  • Time Zone: GMT +2 hours
  • Handy Tips: Dress appropriately and dont forget your sunglasses! 
  • For a more authentic Egypt, Sharm’s Old Town deals some decent choices and older style hotels, while the new resort developments in Hurghada have a modern style. Couples looking for a quieter environment should consider the Sharks Bay area of Sharm or Makadi Bay in Hurghada.
For information on which Airports in the UK operate to Egypt, click here for our Egypt Flights Page

Find out more about the weather in the Egypt here